New YMCA facility shoots for October opening

January 29, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Bill Seedes and Andrea Rosenbaum want people to know that the YMCA of Northwest Florida is so much more than a “swimming gym.” The new 52,000-square foot building, which is double the size…


County seeks volunteers for library board

January 27, 2016

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to fill vacancies on the West Florida Public Libraries Board of Governance. The duties of the Board include establishing policy and overseeing…


Jazz Pensacola, new name, same tune

January 25, 2016

The longstanding Jazz Society of Pensacola Inc. founded in 1983 announces it has a new name — Jazz Pensacola. While Jazz Society of Pensacola remains intact for corporate, financial and legal purposes, the new name Jazz…


Podcast: Levin credits prayers for new diagnosis

January 22, 2016

The man who took down Big Tobacco and recently was named the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the National Trial Lawyers Association credits the prayers of friends and family for the latest news on his…


State proceeds with medical pot despite legal challenges

January 12, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida health officials are holding to a deadline next month for the state’s first medical marijuana businesses to seek permission to begin growing non-euphoric cannabis, even with hearings…


Living the Dream announces 2016 honorees

January 11, 2016

The Fourth Annual Living The Dream & Tribute to Motown event is this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at New World Landing. According to Dr. Karl Lewis, the event’s organizer, this year marked the toughest one yet…


Pensacola Beach Lifeguards Hosting Tryouts Jan. 30

January 8, 2016

Pensacola Beach Lifeguards will host a tryout event for individuals looking for a challenging, rewarding and exciting job with a starting pay of $14.15 per hour. The tryouts will take place at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday,…